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The Oxygen Dilemma: Summit With O2 or Retreat?

To switch on the O2 or to call off...

Saturday Summits on Four 8,000’ers

As the good Himalayan weather continues, dozens more climbers...

“No Summit is Worth this. I Quit!” — Kangchenjunga; Plus Accident on Makalu

No-O2 climbers struggled today, winds on Everest have delayed...
Climber in red down suit atop Everest with Ukrainian flag

Today’s Everest Summits: a Ukrainian, an 18-Year-Old, a Double Amputee, Dozens More

Another perfect bluebird day atop Everest, another batch of...

‘Queen of Everest’ Lhakpa Sherpa Bags Record 10th Summit

Lhakpa Sherpa, 48, has stepped onto the summit of...

Summit Day on Everest, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga

Summit news started very early today, with news of...
Woman in red down jacket in Base Camp

Summit Night in Nepal: Makalu, Kangchenjunga, Everest

On Makalu and Kangchenjunga, many are now climbing in...

Everest Climbers Hours Away from Summit; More on Kami Rita

As we post this, a line of climbers is...

Season’s First Foreigner Summits Everest in Rare Solitude

Portuguese climber Pedro Queiros patiently waited 12 days between...

Everest: Kami Rita Evacuated With Snowblindness; Summit News Expected

Kami Rita Sherpa, who smashed his own record (again)...

Mingma G: No Airlifts On Kangchenjunga

Confusing reports and a previous rescue operation had suggested...

Adrian Ballinger Skis Makalu

Adrian Ballinger, together with Alpenglow Sherpas Dorji Sonam and...

Climber Missing on Lhotse After Avalanche

There's shocking news from Hong Sung-Taek's expedition to the...

Dhaulagiri Summits

Kristin Harila of Norway and the 8K Expeditions team...
Tents at Everest Camp 2

Everest: Russian Climber Dies in Camp 2

Pavel Kostrikin, a member of Alex Abramov's team, died...

Everest Summits, Nuptse Failure, Dhaulagiri Advance

Three hours ago, Kami Rita Sherpa's rope-fixing team reached...

More Summits on Kangchenjunga, Nuptse Next?

There were indeed no mistakes this time. Mingma G...
Eveerest-Lhotse from a different angl

Summit Push Updates: Dhaulagiri, Kangchenjunga, Everest!

Good weather has led to big summit pushes on...

Nuptse: Summit Push Begins at Last

Finally there's news from Nuptse. Or rather, a tracker...

Climber Who Refused to Turn Around Dies on Kangchenjunga

Indian climber Narayan Iyer (52) died at approximately 8,200m...

Dhaulagiri: Summit Push in Two Waves

Kristine Harila and Trifish are approaching Camp 3 on...

Makalu Summit Push About to Begin

On Makalu, climbers have acclimatized and are ready to...

Kangchenjunga Summits!

After 16 nerve-wracking hours without news, we now know...

Kangchenjunga Update: Some Climbers Already on Their Way to the Summit

Progress is faster than expected for some climbers on...

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